Chicago principal selected as Catholic Community Schools superintendent

For Kevin Powers, working in Catholic schools is more than a job, “it’s my vocation,” he says — one focused on helping students to grow both academically and spiritually. “Of course, we want our kids to be A+ students, but ultimately our goal as Catholic educators is to help get them to heaven,” he said….

Leadership team bolsters efforts of Catholic Community Schools system

More progress is being made toward the implementation of the new Catholic Community Schools system in the St. Cloud metro area. The CCS board of directors met for the first time in May to talk about initial priorities and elect officers. The board convened again June 8 in St. Cloud. “We are working together to…

Catholic Community Schools board of directors holds its first meeting

The Visitor The board of directors of Catholic Community Schools met for the first time May 17 to begin the work of making the St. Cloud-area consolidated school system operational for the 2017-2018 school year. Board members elected officers and briefly discussed some of the board’s initial priorities, including securing start-up capital for CCS, beginning…

Bishop moving ahead with St. Cloud-area schools plan

February 12, 2016 The Visitor After reviewing a steering committee’s recommendations sent to him in December, Bishop Donald Kettler is moving forward with the plan to create Catholic Community Schools. “It’s an important desire of mine that all of our Catholic schools work together in every way possible, and this is the way we need…

CCS steering committee finishes work, submits recommendations to bishop

The Visitor The Catholic Community Schools steering committee, appointed a year ago by Bishop Donald Kettler to design a consolidated system for Catholic schools in the St. Cloud metro area, has completed its work and submitted recommendations to the bishop to move ahead with the formation of CCS. Bishop Kettler has taken the committee’s recommendations…

Catholic schools committee update – November 20, 2015

Bishop Donald Kettler convened a steering committee to design a single Catholic school system — named Catholic Community Schools — for the St. Cloud metro area and surrounding communities. To keep the public apprised of its work and address general questions people may have, the group provides regular updates in The Visitor and on the…

Catholic schools committee update – November 6, 2015

Bishop Donald Kettler convened a steering committee to design a single Catholic school system — named Catholic Community Schools — for the St. Cloud metro area and surrounding communities. To keep the public apprised of its work and address general questions people may have, the group provides regular updates in The Visitor and on the…

Catholic schools committee update – October 23, 2015

Bishop Donald Kettler convened a steering committee to design a single Catholic school system — named Catholic Community Schools — for the St. Cloud metro area and surrounding communities. To keep the public apprised of its work and address general questions people may have, the group provides regular updates in The Visitor and on the…

Catholic schools committee update – October 9, 2015

Bishop Donald Kettler convened a steering committee to design a single Catholic school system — named Catholic Community Schools — for the St. Cloud metro area and surrounding communities. To keep the public apprised of its work and address general questions people may have, the group provides regular updates in The Visitor and on the…